Sunday, June 17, 2012

Soft Sugar Cookies

Soft Sugar Cookies
1/2 Cup Butter
1/2 Cup Margarine
1 Egg
1 Cup Powdered Sugar
2 Cups Flour
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Cream of Tartar
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 Recipe Cream Cheese Frosting

In a large bowl cream butter and margarine together. Add egg and mix. Add powdered sugar and beat well. Add remaining ingredients, except frosting, and mix. On a floured surface, roll out dough about 1/2-inch thick. Add additional flour if dough is too sticky. Cut dough into desired shapes. Bake on greased cookie sheets @ 350 deg. for 10-12 min. Cool on wire rack and frost with cream cheese frosting. (Makes 2-3 dozen cookies)

Cream Cheese Frosting

1 (8-oz) pkg Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 Cup Butter, melted
4 Cups Powdered Sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla

Cream the softened cream cheese; blend with butter. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and beat well.